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Awards

Academy Awards, USA 2009

Won
Oscar
Best Achievement in Art Direction
Donald Graham Burt (art director)
Victor J. Zolfo (set decorator)
Best Achievement in Makeup
Greg Cannom
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Eric Barba
Steve Preeg
Burt Dalton
Craig Barron
Nominated
Oscar
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Kathleen Kennedy
Frank Marshall
Ceán Chaffin
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Brad Pitt
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Taraji P. Henson
Best Achievement in Directing
David Fincher
Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay
Eric Roth (screenplay/story)
Robin Swicord (story)
Best Achievement in Cinematography
Claudio Miranda
Best Achievement in Film Editing
Kirk Baxter
Angus Wall
Best Achievement in Costume Design
Jacqueline West
Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score
Alexandre Desplat
Best Achievement in Sound Mixing
David Parker
Michael Semanick
Ren Klyce
Mark Weingarten

Golden Globes, USA 2009

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Motion Picture - Drama
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Brad Pitt
Best Director - Motion Picture
David Fincher
Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Eric Roth
Robin Swicord
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Alexandre Desplat

BAFTA Awards 2009

Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Production Design
Donald Graham Burt
Victor J. Zolfo
Best Special Visual Effects
Eric Barba
Craig Barron
Nathan McGuinness
Edson Williams
Best Make Up & Hair
Jean Ann Black
Colleen Callaghan
Nominated
Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Film
Kathleen Kennedy
Frank Marshall
Ceán Chaffin
Best Screenplay - Adapted
Eric Roth
Best Leading Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda
Best Editing
Kirk Baxter
Angus Wall
Best Costume Design
Jacqueline West
Nominated
David Lean Award for Direction
Best Director
David Fincher

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2009

Nominated
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Brad Pitt
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Taraji P. Henson
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Mahershala Ali
Cate Blanchett
Jason Flemyng
Jared Harris
Taraji P. Henson
Elias Koteas
Julia Ormond
Brad Pitt
Phyllis Somerville
Tilda Swinton

AFI Awards, USA 2009

Won
AFI Award
Movie of the Year
Kathleen Kennedy
Frank Marshall
Ceán Chaffin

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON is a modern movie miracle. Aglow in the wonderment of time, the... More

THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON is a modern movie miracle. Aglow in the wonderment of time, the film captures the poetry and pain of life with such originality that audiences may not want to awake from the dream the film casts upon them. Working from a screenplay by Eric Roth, David Fincher clocks in again as one of the most exciting voices in American film, and his extraordinary use of technology, often the enemy of performance, serves only to enhance Brad Pitt's brilliant turn in the title role. Pitt's chemistry with Cate Blanchett creates one of film history's most powerful screen romances, reminding us all of the preciousness of each passing moment.


Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 2009

Won
Saturn Award
Best Fantasy Film
Best Supporting Actress
Tilda Swinton
Best Make-Up
Greg Cannom
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Actress
Cate Blanchett
Best Director
David Fincher
Best Writing
Eric Roth
Best Music
Alexandre Desplat
Best Special Effects
Eric Barba
Steve Preeg
Burt Dalton
Craig Barron

American Cinema Editors, USA 2009

Nominated
Eddie
Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic)
Angus Wall
Kirk Baxter

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 2009

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Claudio Miranda

Art Directors Guild 2009

Won
Excellence in Production Design Award
Period Film
Donald Graham Burt (production designer)
Tom Reta (supervising art director)
Kelly Curley (art director)
Michele Laliberte (art director)
Randy Moore (art director)
Scott Plauche (art director)
Aaron Haye (assistant art director)
Molly Mikula (assistant art director)
Nithya Shrinivasan (assistant art director)
Lorrie Campbell (set designer)
Ryan Heck (set designer)
Tammy S. Lee (set designer)
Masako Masuda (set designer)
Clint Wallace (set designer)
Randy Wilkins (set designer)
Jane Wuu (set designer)
Richard Bennett (illustrator)
Christopher S. Ross (illustrator)
Jane Fitts (graphic designer)
Dave Kelsey (draftsperson)
Victor J. Zolfo (set decorator)

Austin Film Critics Association 2008

Won
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Supporting Actress
Taraji P. Henson
Nominated
Austin Film Critics Award
Best Film

BET Awards 2009

Won
BET Award
Best Actress
Taraji P. Henson
For Not Easily Broken and The Family That Preys

BMI Film & TV Awards 2009

Won
BMI Film Music Award
Alexandre Desplat

Black Reel Awards 2008

Nominated
Black Reel
Best Supporting Actress
Taraji P. Henson

British Society of Cinematographers 2009

Nominated
Best Cinematography Award
Claudio Miranda

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards 2009

Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Actress
Cate Blanchett
Best Supporting Actress
Taraji P. Henson
Best Acting Ensemble
Brad Pitt
Cate Blanchett
Tilda Swinton
Taraji P. Henson
Elias Koteas
Julia Ormond
Jason Flemyng
Best Director
David Fincher
Best Writer
Eric Roth
Best Composer
Alexandre Desplat

Central Ohio Film Critics Association 2009

Won
COFCA Award
Best Score
Alexandre Desplat
Nominated
COFCA Award
Best Picture

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Nominated
CFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Director
David Fincher
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Roth
Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2009

Nominated
CDG Award
Excellence in Period Film
Jacqueline West

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards 2008

2nd place
DFWFCA Award
Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda
Best Director
David Fincher
Nominated
DFWFCA Award
Best Picture
Best Actor
Brad Pitt
Best Supporting Actress
Taraji P. Henson

Directors Guild of America, USA 2009

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures
David Fincher

Grammy Awards 2010

Nominated
Grammy
Best Score Soundtrack Album for Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media
Alexandre Desplat
(Disc 1).

Image Awards 2009

Won
Image Award
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Taraji P. Henson

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Won
Sierra Award
Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda
Best Costume Design
Jacqueline West
Best Art Direction

London Critics Circle Film Awards 2009

Won
ALFS Award
Director of the Year
David Fincher
British Supporting Actress of the Year
Tilda Swinton
Nominated
ALFS Award
Film of the Year
Screenwriter of the Year
Eric Roth

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 2008

2nd place
LAFCA Award
Best Music
Alexandre Desplat

MTV Movie Awards 2009

Nominated
MTV Movie Award
Best Female Performance
Taraji P. Henson

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2009

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR in a Feature Film
Ren Klyce (supervising sound editor)
Richard Quinn (supervising dialogue editor)
Gwendolyn Yates Whittle (supervising adr editor)
Marilyn McCoppen (dialogue editor)
Stuart McCowan (dialogue editor)
Jeremy Molod (adr editor)
Nominated
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Music in a Feature Film
Joe E. Rand (supervising music editor)
Marie Ebbing (music editor)
Ren Klyce (music editor)
Erik Swanson (music editor)
Robert Wolff (music editor)
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects and Foley in a Feature Film
Ren Klyce (supervising sound editor/sound designer)
Thom Brennan (supervising foley editor)
Malcolm Fife (sound editor)
Larry Oatfield (sound editor)
Coya Elliott (sound editor)
John Roesch (foley artist)
Alyson Dee Moore (foley artist)

National Board of Review, USA 2008

Won
NBR Award
Best Director
David Fincher
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Roth
Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 2008

2nd place
NYFCC Award
Best Cinematographer
Claudio Miranda
3rd place
NYFCC Award
Best Director
David Fincher

Online Film Critics Society Awards 2009

Nominated
OFCS Award
Best Picture
Best Director
David Fincher
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Roth
Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda
Best Editing
Kirk Baxter
Angus Wall
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

PGA Awards 2009

Nominated
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
Kathleen Kennedy
Frank Marshall
Ceán Chaffin

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2009

Won
Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing
Alexandre Desplat

Park City Film Music Festival 2012

Won
Distinguished Artist Award
Conrad Pope
For My Week with Marilyn , The Presence , In My Sleep , Pavilion of Women , The Rising Place , Seabiscuit , Army of Darkness , Julie & Julia and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Won
PFCS Award
Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda
Best Original Score
Alexandre Desplat

Rembrandt Awards 2010

Won
Rembrandt Award
Best International Actor (Beste Buitenlandse Acteur)
Brad Pitt

SFX Awards, UK 2010

Nominated
SFX Award
Best Actress
Cate Blanchett
Best Director
David Fincher

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards 2008

Won
SDFCS Award
Best Production Design
Donald Graham Burt

Satellite Awards 2008

Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Roth
Robin Swicord
Best Cinematography
Claudio Miranda
Best Art Direction & Production Design
Donald Graham Burt
Tom Reta
Best Costume Design
Jacqueline West

Society of Camera Operators 2009

Nominated
Camera Operator of the Year Award
Kim Marks

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards 2008

2nd place
SEFCA Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Eric Roth
Robin Swicord

Teen Choice Awards 2009

Nominated
Teen Choice Award
Choice Movie: Drama
Choice Movie Actor: Drama
Brad Pitt

USC Scripter Award 2009

Nominated
USC Scripter Award
Eric Roth (screenwriter)
Robin Swicord (screenwriter)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (author)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle 2009

Won
VFCC Award
Best Director
David Fincher

Visual Effects Society Awards 2009

Won
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture
Eric Barba
Edson Williams
Nathan McGuinness
Lisa Beroud
Best Single Visual Effect of the Year
Eric Barba
Lisa Beroud
Steve Preeg
Jonathan Litt
For Benjamin's secret.
Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Steve Preeg
Matthias Wittmann
Tom St. Amand
David McLean
For Benjamin Button.
Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture
Janelle Croshaw
Paul Lambert
Sonja Burchard
Sarahjane Javelo
For Benjamin comes together.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards 2008

Won
WAFCA Award
Best Art Direction
Donald Graham Burt

World Soundtrack Awards 2009

Won
World Soundtrack Award
Soundtrack Composer of the Year
Alexandre Desplat
For Coco avant Chanel , Largo Winch and Chéri
Best Original Soundtrack of the Year
Alexandre Desplat

Writers Guild of America, USA 2009

Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Adapted Screenplay
Eric Roth (screenplay/screen story)
Robin Swicord (screen story)

Young Artist Awards 2009

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actress
Madisen Beaty

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